Office of Mayor Brett P. Smiley

As Providence’s 39th Mayor, Brett Smiley is focused on improving the quality of life of Providence residents and making Providence the best-run city in America. The Mayor’s Office plans to reach this goal by supporting quality schools, building safer streets, and improving city services for residents in every neighborhood.

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Mayor Brett Smiley has worked in public service for the last decade, as Chief Operating Officer for the City of Providence, Chief of Staff to former Governor Gina Raimondo, and Director of Administration before becoming Mayor. In that time, he has taken on the biggest challenges of our state like expanding early education and childcare programs, making community college free for all high school graduates and guiding the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mayor Smiley is a graduate of DePaul University, lives on Hope Street with his husband Jim DeRentis, and is an avid runner.

You can read Mayor Smiley’s full bio here >>

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